Friday, February 12, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Naples Tapped to Head Disney Books; Gonzales to Succeed Naples at Rodale
Mary Ann Naples has been named v-p and publisher of Disney Book Group. Naples was most senior v-p and publisher at Rodale, and will be succeeded there by Gail Gonzales, who was v-p and associate publisher at the house. more »

‘Jesus Storybook Bible’ Sells Two Million Copies
Sally Lloyd-Jones’s retelling of the Bible from Zonderkidz found a surprising readership beyond children, with teens and adults among its millions of fans. more » »

JK Rowling Clears Up 'Novel' News: The author clarified via Twitter that ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ will be the script of the stage play, not a novel, as many have presumed.

'To Kill A Mockingbird' on Broadway: Harper Lee’s iconic book is being adapted to the Great White Way with Aaron Sorkin writing the screenplay.

Amazon Acquires 26% of Westland: Amazon is extending its global reach to India after picking up 26% stake in Tata Group’s publishing arm Westland for around $1.4M.

Poetry Inspired by the Manhattan Bridge: Mary Austin Speaker's book of poems, ’The Bridge,’ is based on her love for NYC’s Manhattan Bridge.

MTV Picks Up '99 Days': MTV is developing a half-hour single camera comedy based on Katie Cotugno's bestselling '99 Days.'

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